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Two Children Hurt In Rear-End Crash on Highway 59 Near Detroit Lakes

The children were taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes with non-life threatening injuries

BECKER CO., Minn. — Two children ages 3 and 5 were hurt in a two-vehicle crash near Detroit Lakes Saturday. Minnesota State Patrol says they were traveling south on Highway 59 when a pickup in front slowed down to make a left turn. The driver rear-ended the pickup. The children were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes with…

Update: Man Identified in Crash that Tore Car in Half

Update: Authorities say 38-year-old Christopher Bauer of Puposky, Minnesota was driving south on County Road 81 when his car went into the ditch. The car re-entered the road and spun into the path of a semi truck, which struck the car on the passenger side. Bauer was pronounced dead at the scene.   NEAR OXBOW, N.D. – A 38–year–old man…

Florida Man Arrested After Crashing Into Several Cars And High-Speed Chase On Highway 10

Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley

CLAY CO., Minn. — A Sebring, Florida man is behind bars in Clay County after hitting several vehicles and leading authorities on a high-speed chase. Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley on Tuesday night around 6:30. They found him heading east and going around 101 miles per hour….

Man Killed After Crashing Into SUV Then Into Tree North of Park Rapids

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash

PARK RAPIDS, MN — A man is dead after a crash Saturday night north of Park Rapids. Minnesota State Patrol says 26-year-old Taner Berttunen of Menahga was speeding when he rear-ended an SUV. Berttunen suffered fatal injuries when his truck left the road, went airborne and struck a tree. Two people in the SUV were not hurt. Alcohol is believed…

Man Killed After Pickup Hit By Train Near Perham Identified

The pickup was hit by an eastbound train at a crossing controlled by a stop sign

UPDATE: Police say 25-year-old Derick Brehm of Vergas was killed after a freight train struck his pickup west of Perham. Authorities say it’s unclear why Brehm didn’t see or hear the train.   OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — A 25-year-old man is dead after the pickup he was driving was hit by a freight train west of Perham. Otter Tail…

Driver Held in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Williston

The man who died lived across the street from the suspect.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) _ A driver has been arrested after striking and killing a pedestrian and injuring two others, then fleeing from the scene of the crash in Williston. Police say 42-year-old Steven Rademacher is being held on a possible murder charge and other counts related to Monday night’s crash. The two people who were hurt were treated for non-life…

Fargo Police Confirm No Criminal Report Filed In U.S. Attorney Crash Investigation

The other person filed a crash report and police investigated

FARGO, ND — We have an update on a minor crash on July 18 involving North Dakota U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley. A Fargo Police Department spokesperson confirms that no criminal report is being filed. Authorities say the former Lieutenant Governor and another person exchanged information at the scene. The other person filed a crash report and police investigated. Categories: North…

Devils Lake Man Killed After Hitting Power Pole

North Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened on Highway 20, south of Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Devils Lakes man is dead after his vehicle hit a large power pole. The crash happened at 6:30 Saturday night. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 52-year-old man was driving south on Highway 20, three and a half miles south of Devils Lake when his truck left the road and struck the pole. The truck…

Fargo Police Investigating Crash Involving U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police says it’s investigating a crash involving U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Drew Wrigley. It happened last Thursday. Authorities say the former Lt. Governor and another person exchanged information at the scene. Now the other person wants to file a crash report. Fargo Police says in a statement in part, quote, “We will conduct this investigation…

Two Moorhead People Are Killed After Driver Runs Stop Sign And Hits Their Vehicle

Police say 26-year-old Justin Helgeson from Coon Valley, Wisconsin was driving a pickup when he blew through the stop sign

WILKIN COUNTY, MN — Two people from Moorhead died in a crash in Wilkin County Saturday night. Police say 26-year-old Justin Helgeson from Coon Valley, Wisconsin was driving a pickup when he blew through the stop sign at County Road 30 and Highway 9. Helgeson hit a vehicle driven by 62-year-old Margaret O’Neill killing her and 62-year-old passenger Thomas Burton….